Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has teased the possibility of Luke Campbell facing a world title fight as early as next summer. He was speaking after his victory last night over Hull rival Tommy Coyle:
Defeated boxer Tommy Coyle says he has no excuses for losing his fight against Hull rival Luke Campbell last night. He says he was in the best shape he has ever been but was beaten by the better man:
Luke Campbell says it was an honour to fight in his home city last night in his victory over rival Tommy Coyle. The Olympic champion says there was more pressure because of the Hull rivalry but he feels he handled it well. His thoughts are now turning to his wedding later this month:
Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell stopped fellow Hull boxer Tommy Coyle in the 10th round in their world title eliminator at Craven Park.
Campbell put Coyle down in the second round, and three more times in the 10th before the referee stepped in.
Around 15,000 people packed into Hull KR's stadium to see the two Hull lads battle it out.
Every year hundreds of lives are saved through organ transplants. The British Transplant games, give those people the chance to thank families who have given them the gift of life.
Athletes from across Yorkshire have travelled to the North East for a weekend of games.
It is still rare for the relatives of donors to meet the people they have helped.
But today at this year's games Freda Carter met Scott Rutherford. Scott received a heart from her son John. Matt Price reports.
The Robins will be flying south this summer after Hull KR ended a 19-year wait to reach the Challlenge Cup final with a 26 to 18 win over Warrington this afternoon. They will now face the cup holders Leeds in an all Yorkshire final at Wembley at the end of the month.
It is still over a year to go until the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games in Rio but this week an athlete from our region became the first to qualify for Team GB.
Open water swimmer Jack Burnell, who was born in Scunthorpe, qualified after finishing fifth at the World Championships in Russia.
He is now back home and our sports reporter Chris Dawkes caught up with him at his training base at Loughborough University.
Leeds Rhinos have unveiled a limited edition kit that they will wear for the Challenge Cup final at Wembley, as they look to retain the trophy they won a year ago.
This year’s Wembley showcase on Saturday 29th August is almost 120 years to the day since the meeting at the George Hotel in Huddersfield that signaled the formation of Rugby League and Leeds will revert back to their traditional colours for the day.
Leeds wore a white kit when they first lifted the Challenge Cup back in 1910 and 105 years later, they will once again wear white on the biggest day of the year whilst incorporating the club’s famous blue and amber bands in the design.
The Rhinos beat St Helens 24-14 to reach their fifth Challenge Cup final in six years.
Hull boxers Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle are set to lace up their gloves and do battle in front of up to 15,000 fans at Craven Park on Saturday.
The eagerly-anticipated 'Rumble on the Humber' - a world title eliminator - has certainly caught the public imagination.
John Shires spoke to the two men: